# Rob Purser

### MathWorks

Rob Purser is senior development manager for hardware interfacing and online developer workflows for MATLAB along with the Community section of the MathWorks web site. He is a senior member of the IEEE, has six patents, and has held positions at Owl Control Systems, PictureTel (now Polycom), and Microsoft. Rob holds a B.S.C.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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C++, C, MATLAB

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climatedatastore

MATLAB(R) Tools to access the Climate Data Store (https://cds.climate.copernicus.eu/)

5 months ago | 40 downloads |

How should I organize my MATLAB files?

Hi, I wanted to make you aware of a new resource MathWorks has created for MATLAB Toolbox Authors: "Best Practices for MATLAB T...

9 months ago | 3

How do I create my own MATLAB Toolbox and a list of its contents?

Hi, I wanted to make you aware of a new resource MathWorks has created for MATLAB Toolbox Authors: Best Practices for MATLAB To...

9 months ago | 0

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Whether the input is vector?

Given the input x, return 1 if x is vector or else 0.

1 year ago

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Get the length of a given vector

Given a vector x, the output y should equal the length of x.

1 year ago

Building a Word Cloud app

There is now a wordcloud function in MATLAB starting in R2017b: sonnets = fileread("sonnets.txt"); wordcloud(sonnets)

4 years ago | 0

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Daily Temperature Stats, Natick MA

High, Low, Mean, Median for each day from Natick Weather Station channel 12397

5 years ago

I have to create a matrix using only zeros, ones and eye

A = eye(5); A(1,:) = ones(1,5);

5 years ago | 0

Average minutes dataset to 10 minutes dataset.

Check out the <https://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/retime.html retime> function in MATLAB that was introduced in R2016b.

7 years ago | 0

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Read a National Instruments USB-TC01 single channel Thermometer in MATLAB

Read a National Instruments USB-TC01 single channel thermometer from MATLAB®

7 years ago | 4 downloads |

DC Motor Arduino Matlab

MATLAB Arduino supports the PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) mode on various digital pins. Check out this video: <http://www.mat...

8 years ago | 0

Element-wise multiplication of duration and double array

The result of the |<http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/matlab_prog/compute-elapsed-time.html diff>| on |dispt| (which I assume...

8 years ago | 0

convert char to double

Assuming you're in R2014b or later: Recreate your data data = ['19-Jan-2015 11:30:00.000 11.8950011 1.7625011 ...

8 years ago | 0

Simulink Hardware Support Package for Arduino [Thingspeak Write and r2014a version]

Support was added in R2014b. -Rob Purser

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MathWorks Weather Station Visualizations

Visualizations associated with MathWorks Weather Station

8 years ago

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Circle area using pi

Given a circle's radius, compute the circle's area. Use the built-in mathematical constant pi.

9 years ago

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Growing Degree Days - Natick, MA

Growing Degree Days for Natick, MA, based on the weather data from channel 12397. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Growing_deg...

9 years ago

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Reverse the vector

Reverse the vector elements. Example: Input x = [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9] Output y = [9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1]

9 years ago

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Simple equation: Annual salary

Given an hourly wage, compute an annual salary by multiplying the wage times 40 and times 50, because salary = wage x 40 hours/w...

9 years ago

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Sum all integers from 1 to 2^n

Given the number x, y must be the summation of all integers from 1 to 2^x. For instance if x=2 then y must be 1+2+3+4=10.

9 years ago

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Who Has the Most Change?

You have a matrix for which each row is a person and the columns represent the number of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies t...

9 years ago

32 bit MATLAB on 64 bit Windows is not picking up my MCC device

Running 32-bit MATLAB on 64-bit Windows is a supported configuration as-of R2010b. In R2010a and earlier, this configuration is ...

10 years ago | 2

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Matlab Support package for SensorDAQ and Thermocouple.

Hi, Are you using the <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/32636-matlab-support-package-for-vernier-sensordaq...

10 years ago | 1

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Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero

This example comes from Steve Eddins' blog: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/2009/05/27/learning-lessons-from-a-one-liner/ Lear...

12 years ago